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    Friday movie roundup – Oct. 15

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    This is the weekend of movies about people doing serious bodily harm to themselves and others. All hail pain!

    “RED” is about some retired CIA people who are called back into action to do some killin’, and it’s OK, not great. Then “Jackass 3D” (review at Film.com) is more hilarious idiocy from the guys who brought you such films as “Jackass: The Movie” and “Jackass Number Two.”

    Over at Film.com, this week’s “What’s the Big Deal?” is about “High Noon,” while “Eric’s Bad Movies” addresses “At the Earth’s Core.” Peter Cushing takes a journey to the center of the Earth! My thanks to whichever reader pointed me in the direction of this cheerfully stupid adventure film.

    And at Cinematical, I’m doing a li’l roundup of new trailers every Friday, with the trailers selected based on how easy they are to make fun of. I think this will be a source of amusement for myself.

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